Friday, 14 December 2018

Cricket

Mithali Raj opens fire over World T20 exclusion

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket heroine Mithali Raj has furiously accused cricket leaders of bias for dropping her for last Friday’s World Twenty20 semi-final, which India lost to England. Raj, the highest run scorer in the women’s international game and still India’s one-day captain, wrote a furious letter of complaint and ...

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Sreesanth’s Wife Pens Open Letter to BCCI

NEW DELHI: Banned Indian cricketer S Sreesanth narrated his spot-fixing ordeal in the popular Bigg Boss show, where he narrated how he was falsely framed for taking a bribe of Rs 10 lakh to do spot-fixing. Sreesanth broke down to tears while narrating his painful ordeal. Sreesanth along with two other ...

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Yasir ‘best ever’, says coach Mickey Arthur

DUBAI: Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur said that Yasir Shah’s 14-wicket haul in the second Test against New Zealand featured some of the best leg-spinning ever seen. The 32-year-old, who took 8-41 on Monday, had figures of 6-143 in the second innings for a match haul of 14-184. New Zealand ...

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Yasir bags 14 as Pakistan wrap up innings win

  DUBAI: Pakistan ruthlessly crashed New Zealand batting line up to claim the second of the three-test series today in Dubai. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah disrupted the Kiwi batting line up with his lethal bowling for a ten-wicket haul. Shah overall showed 14 players the way to pavilion. Speedster Hasan Ali ...

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Azhar Ali to return to Somerset

LONDON: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is returning to Somerset as an overseas player for the 2019 season, the club announced on Monday. The 33-year-old, currently playing in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai, will be available for the entire County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup campaigns in ...

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Yasir enjoys 10-wicket day as New Zealand crumble

DUBAI: Leg-spinner Yasir Shah wrecked New Zealand with a career best eight wicket haul as Pakistan sniffed victory on the third day of the second Test in Dubai. The 32-year-old grabbed 8-41 in 12.3 overs which annihilated New Zealand to 90 all out in just 35.3 overs before taking two more ...

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England claim landmark Test series sweep in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Skipper Joe Root hailed England’s “complete team-effort” Monday after his team sealed a tense victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test to record their first overseas series sweep in 55 years. In the face of stubborn Sri Lankan resistance, spinners Jack Leach and Moeen Ali took ...

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Shakib Al Hasan sets a new Test cricket record

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan became the quickest player to score 3,000 runs and take 200 wickets in Test cricket. He achieved the feat in the ongoing first Test against West Indies which is his 54th match of his career. The veteran Bangladeshi cricketer leads England’s Ian Botham who achieved ...

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Haris, Babar hit tons for Pakistan

DUBAI: A career-best hundred from Haris Sohail and a maiden century from Babar Azam helped Pakistan post a big total to boost their chances of a series-levelling win against New Zealand in the second Test in Dubai on Sunday. Sohail knocked a snail-paced 147 in nine hours and 34 minutes ...

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Javeria makes it to ICC Women World T20 2018 dream team

LAHORE  –   Pakistan women cricketer Javeria Khan has made it to the star-studded ICC Women’s World T20 2018 dream team, which was selected by an esteemed selection panel that included three former international players. Thrust into the captaincy role just before the tournament, Javeria responded well as she topped the ...

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